Five Strategies to Make Kiosks User-Friendly

Ensuring accessibility and easy navigation helps keep kiosks in use.

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Sponsor: Olea Kiosks Inc.


Weighing the Options of Off-the-Shelf and Custom Kiosks

Both offer an array of possibilities, opportunities to meet deployers’ varied strategic needs.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Olea Kiosks Inc.


Intelligent Kiosk Design

There's more to designing a kiosk than throwing a computer in a box. Learn how to use form, function and forethought to make a kiosk irresistible to customers.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Olea Kiosks Inc.


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The GUI's role in customer experience

When it comes to customer experience, you have to consider your graphical-user-interface. It doesn't have to be Monet, but if it appears outdated and unpleasing to the eye, it will hurt your customer's experience.

Top 5 blogs of 2015

With 2016 upon us, it is time to look back on lessons learned in 2015. The top five most-read blogs of the year cover a variety of important lessons from Apple Pay to tips for a successful interactive kiosk deployment.

Keeping your outdoor kiosk cozy in the winter

The weather outside is frightful, and the kiosk is slowly dying, and since it has no place to go, let it snow, let it snow. Fortunately, there are a few ways to prevent your kiosk from the triple threat of snow, hail and ice this winter.

KMC November Top 5: Prelude to the future

November is a prelude to winter, the holiday season and the final month of the year. This month, our top articles also examined key market trends that may revolutionize the kiosk industry.

Small changes make a big impact

Sustainability, energy efficiency and social responsibility have long been hot topics in the retailing industry. As retailers continue to look for smart solutions, kiosk manufacturers have the opportunity to make smart changes to their products that reduce negative impacts on the environment and appeal to earth-conscious consumers.

Who moved my kiosk?

Even if you have the best kiosk in the world, it will be a disaster if it arrives at a retailer broken or heavily damaged by rust. You don't want to answer the question, "Who moved my kiosk without protecting it?" Thankfully, there are a few protocols to follow to avoid that situation.

Successful kiosk deployment in a crowded marketplace

It can be difficult to grab the eyeballs needed to make a kiosk profitable. However, there are three tactics that can help improve your chances.

Kiosk printers move to 3D

Until recently, kiosk printers were limited to receipts and other 2D items. Now, the sky is the limit with 3D printing enabling countless possibilities from toys to prosthetic limbs.

Choosing and sourcing quality kiosk components

The decision to design and manufacture a new kiosk for your business isn’t generally one made lightly. You need to know just what aspects of component selection and sourcing are most critical, and know how to best utilize this knowledge to make the process seamless and just as importantly, painless, for your clients.

Android, Apple or Windows: Choosing the best kiosk OS

When it comes to choosing your kiosk OS, making a final choice can be be difficult. So a more thorough examination of the major available operating systems is in order.

Will tablets replace traditional kiosks?

Tablet kiosks appear to be taking the kiosk market by storm. However, are tablets truly superior to traditional designs?

Plexus Global Capabilities

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The self-service kiosk – one of the key elements of the micro market concept

Micro markets can be described as a convenience store at the office, one that provides lunch, snacks and drinks that employees can purchase. What makes micro markets so unique, is not only the convenience of an accessible and often healthy lunch option, but the fact that they utilize a self-service model.

Millennials and Gen Z-ers: how generational differences impact the kiosk market

Kiosks traditionally serve the purpose of allowing customers to check out or access information without the assistance of a customer service representative. They should be viewed now, more than ever, as an additional piece to the customer service puzzle.

What do millennials want from kiosks?

Business should not fear millennials, for their needs are much simpler and easier to understand than one might think.

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The beauty of a kiosk design is the freedom you have to build a system that is functional and practical to your business needs, while adding brand-specific elements. The custom kiosk can truly be your individual statement.

By designing the concept of your self-service kiosk system from the ground up, you can reinforce your brand through the very look and feel of the unit. 

With Olea's customizing option, you can add more features while still remaining budget friendly. You are only limited by your imagination! The custom kiosk is multi-media capable and can be tooled to both indoor and outdoor use.

If you are looking for a kiosk that exemplifies your brand through function and design, creating a custom kiosk is your answer.


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